First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
12 months ago

Person in Charge - Load And Haul

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with Pit Operations to optimize the use of Ancillary equipment in the pit by ensuring that all relevant equipment is utilized to optimize their usage.
  • Investigate new concepts from a safety, productivity and cost saving basis.
  • In charge of the operations in the pit within an excavator loading unit.
  • To follow correct instructions from the respective supervisor and laid down procedure and regulations.
  • Any duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Mining Engineering or any related field
  • First Aid Certificate and other statutory required certificates
  • Valid Blasting License
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a large open pit mining operation
  • Valid Zambian driver’s License essential
  • A high level of competency on relevant core business disciplines.
  • An advanced standard of relevant computer literacy.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
  • To be honest and have a drive to ensure that all policies implemented by FQMO Management team are driven to achieve greatest value
  • Proven track record of supervising and managing people

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.

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